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Be still, and know that I am God.
I will be exalted among the nations,
I will be exalted in the earth!

(Psalm 46:10)

 


From Thomas Watson (‘True Repentance’)

Inward sorrow for sin is necessary:

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(1) To make Christ precious. O how desirable is a Savior to a troubled soul! Now Christ is Christ indeed—and mercy is mercy indeed. Until the heart is full of sorrow for sin—it is not fit for Christ. How welcome is a surgeon—to a man who is bleeding from his wounds!

(2) To drive out sin. Sin breeds sorrow—and sorrow kills sin! Holy sorrow purges out the evil humours of the soul. It is said that the tears of vine-branches are good to cure the leprosy. However that may be, it is certain that the tears which drop from the penitential eye, will cure the leprosy of sin. The saltwater of tears—kills the worm of conscience.

(3) To make way for solid comfort. “Those who sow in tears shall reap in joy” (Psalm 126:5). The penitent has a wet sowing-time—but a delicious harvest. Repentance breaks the abscess of sin—and then the soul is at ease! Hannah, after weeping, went away and was no longer sad (1 Sam. 1:18). God’s troubling of the soul for sin, is like the angel’s troubling of the pool (John 5:4), which made way for healing.

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